|Area:||14.22 km2 (5.49 sq mi)|
Dongdaemun-gu is one of the 25 gu (districts) of Seoul, South Korea. It is located to the north of the River Han. Its district office is in Yongdu-dong where it is close to the underground station of branch of Line 2.
History[edit | edit source]
Dongdaemun-gu was first created in 1943 when the "gu" system started and was larger in area than today. Seongbuk-gu separated from the district in 1949, and Changsin Dong and Sungin Dong were given to Jongno-gu in 1975. An additional 17 dong (neighborhoods) separated to become Jungnang-gu in 1988.
Transportation[edit | edit source]
Dongdaemun-gu is accesible through two rail lines and two subway lines.
Railroad[edit | edit source]
KORAIL[edit | edit source]
- Seoul Line 1
- Jungang Section Line
Subway[edit | edit source]
- Seoul Line 2
- Sinseol-dong — Yongdu → (Seongdong-gu)
- Seoul Line 5